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Frontón Recoletos (Madrid, 1935) and Kimbell Museum of Art (Fort Worth/TE, 1972): a Structural Metaphor towards a New Monumentality


Medium: conference paper
Language(s): English
Conference: Interfaces: Architecture, Engineering, Science, Annual Meeting of the International Association of Shell & Spatial Structures (IASS), Hamburg, 25-27 September 2017
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Year: 2017
Abstract: Analysis of shell structures towards a modern figurative expressionism, and the raise of monumentality as character in universal programs on two iconic buildings: Frontón Recoletos, by Torroja and Zuazo (Madrid, 1935); and Kimbell Museum of Art, by Kahn and Komendant (Forth Worth/TE, 1972).

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